Apr 4 2019
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Sahel Assar, Counsel in the firm's Tax section, will co-chair a panel titled "Evolution of Blockchain and Taxation of Cryptocurrency in the United States & Europe," presented by the American Bar Association.

This panel will provide an overview of regulatory guidance in the United States and Europe and discuss the following:

  • The view from the G20 - "A Taxation System for Cross-Border Electronic Payment Services"
  • Tax considerations in structuring initial coin offerings
  • U.S. enforcement initiatives and information reporting issues with cryptocurrencies
  • Classification of cryptocurrencies for tax purposes